He was born in Norristown, Pa., to the late Herbert and Clara Cameron Best.
Herbie is survived by: his loving wife, Donna Jean Burnette Best of Rabun Gap; a son, Herbie Best and wife Sherri of Rabun Gap; two sisters, Vivien Green of Rabun Gap and Eleanor Speacht of Norristown; and two grandchildren, Casi Best and Kayleigh Keener.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army and was self-employed in the salvage business. He loved playing golf, auto racing, billiards and above all else, people. Years ago he had a dirt track race car, and he operated a salvage yard and billiard room. Herbie was a loving husband, father and grandfather.
Funeral services were held Saturday in the Beck Funeral Home chapel with the Revs. Larry Cannon and Michael Rogers officiating. Burial followed at Wesley Chapel Cemetery.
Donations may be made to Wesley Cemetery Fund, c/o Dillard United Methodist Church, P.O. Box 463, Dillard, GA 30537.
Beck Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. An online guestbook is available at http://www.beckfuneralhome.com.
The Clayton Tribune, Jan. 19, 2012